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Falklands/Malvinas link of future Argentine foreign minister

Saturday, November 28th 2015 - 05:32 UTC
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A Falklands/Malvinas link has emerged from the naming of Susana Malcorra as Argentine president-elect Mauricio Macri Foreign minister. According to reports in the Buenos Aires media, UN's Ban Ki-moon Secretary General cabinet chief is not the only outstanding Argentine national working for the UN in particularly sensitive issues such as Disarmament Affairs. Read full article

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  • Britworker

    Or in other words, they all piss in the same pot.

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 10:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    “Likewise Malcorra belongs to a generation of most capable Argentine women diplomats and negotiators such as Susana Ruiz Cerruti, Elsa Kelly and Beatriz Nofal,”

    The omission of Alicia Castro from this list speaks volumes.

    Journalist from the Malvinas Times: What in your opinion was your greatest contribution to the role of Ambassador to the Court of St James?

    Castro: I helped the British economy by spending a lot of my people's money in London. I also made it virtually impossible that the Falklands will ever be Argentine , by managing to be worse than my fictitious counterpart Sir Lesley Patterson. But that is somebody else's fault. We can take pride in forging a great friendship with Wales and as Marti has pointed out, the word Malvinas is derived from the Welsh name that pre dated St Malo. This proves the Malvinas are British.

    Journalist: What will you do back in our glorious motherland?

    Castro: I'm seeking political asylum in Wales! Have you forgotten Nisman?

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 10:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

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    Wonderful, Pete!

    LOL !!

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 05:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 2 Pete Bog

    Not only true, but very funny!

    :o)

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    So where was Malcorra advice to CFK when she was attacking the Falkland's verbally,

    did she inform CFK with her expertise that the islands were British,
    or do I have it wrong..

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 08:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    I seem to recall that it was information from Virginia Gamba-Stonehouse (as she was then) that put Lawrence Freedman in the awkward position of having to defend his official work against criticism from Pascoe & Pepper.

    https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/freedmans-reply-2009.pdf

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 10:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    Check out our new $500 peso bill https://goo.gl/c9AOuu

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 01:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Room101

    CFK can Puff as much air into that balloon as much she likes; it till leaks like hell.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 03:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    6 Roger Lorton

    I am actually quite impressed that Freedman wrote that qualifying piece that indeed, must have given him no pleasure.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 07:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @7 Klingon

    Ha ha, that's funny! Hopefully a case of ' many a true word spoken in jest'.
    Would feel sorry for the jailors, she can speak with the speed of a fax machine.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 09:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    7 Klingon

    Is that the note, or a picture oddest creature at the zoo ?

    Nov 30th, 2015 - 02:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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